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Elmhurst, Ill., approves storm water detention project
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Jun 18 2018

The city of Elmhurst, Ill., has approved contracts and funding for the Southwest Elmhurst Stormwater Mitigation Project. The two-part...

Washington DC improves Anacostia River water quality
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Jun 18 2018

For the first time, the Anacostia River received a D- on its...

Idaho takes over storm water pollution management from EPA
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Jun 15 2018

The state of Idaho and the U.S. EPA has agreed that Idaho will take over the responsibility of permitting and enforcing aspects of the...

Sediment control at an abandoned Minnesota mine fails
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Jun 13 2018

Water and sediment from the Hector Mine iron ore pit in northern Minnesota breached an earthen berm and made its way downstream into the...

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Jun 8 2018

MWRD Maintains AAA Credit Rating

Fitch Ratings Service has affirmed the...

World Oceans Day brings attention to plastic pollution
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Jun 8 2018

On June 8, World Oceans Day 2018 evoked a global response to the single-use plastic waste problem contaminating ocean waters. The annual...

FEMA approves funding for Houston home buyouts and flood control
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Jun 7 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has allocated $25.6 million from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to help the...

Alaska town faces erosion threat as glaciers melt
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Jun 7 2018

A subdivision in Juneau, Alaska, has rejected a plan by the Federal Emergency Watershed Program to partially fund a retention wall along...

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Jun 5 2018

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 for renewal....

Shimla, India, faces a mounting water crisis
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Jun 4 2018

On May 20, water supplies in the mountain tourist town of Shimla, India, ran dry. For more than two weeks, the city’s 172,000 residents...

Lido Beach faces erosion control problems
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Jun 4 2018

A local state of emergency has been declared for Lido Beach in Sarasota, Fla., following...

Arizona golf courses use recycled water for water reuse
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Jun 4 2018

Two Phoenix golf courses, Lookout Mountain Golf Club and...

Mountain Valley Pipeline faces lawsuit over lack of erosion control
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Jun 1 2018

Six Franklin County, Va., landowners filed suit against the...

Chicago experiences record floods and rainfall for May
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May 31 2018

On May 30, the remnants of...

Storm Alberto leads to landslides and evacuations near Lake Tahoma
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May 30 2018

Residents living below Lake Tahoma Dam, N.C., were ordered to evacuate following numerous landslides. The landslides were triggered by...

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May 29 2018

On May 28, Subtropical Storm Alberto made landfall in the Florida Panhandle. The storm reached maximum sustained winds of 45 mph when it...